The holistic view of powertrain improvement that comes with engine, transmission and driveline is now good accredited. present tendencies point out an expanding diversity of engines and transmissions sooner or later with, for this reason, a wider variety of combos. Coupled with the expanding creation of hybrid automobiles, the scope for study, novel advancements and new items is apparent. This quantity offers a suite of papers from the establishment of Mechanical Engineers convention built-in Powertrain and Driveline platforms 2006 (IPDS 2006) organised by way of the IMechE car department. major subject matters comprise transmissions; inspiration to industry evolution; powertrain integration; and engine integration. Novel recommendations referring to, for instance, to regularly variable transmissions (CVTs) and hybridization are mentioned, in addition to ways to modelling and simulation.